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Christian History Issue #65: The Ten Most Influential Christians

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Narrator Michael Kramer
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Release Date September 6, 2005
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Issue# 65 The Ten Most Influential Christians of 20th Century – Read about inspiring leaders such Billy Graham, C. S. Lewis, John Paul II, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others in a list chosen by scholars and readers.
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As the calendar begins a new millennium, the Christian church is larger and stronger than ever—thanks in part to the ten people profiled here.

Articles include:

  • Billy Graham
    As an evangelist he has preached to millions; as an evangelical he put a movement on the map.
    by William Martin

  • C. S. Lewis
    The atheist scholar who became an Anglican, an apologist, and a "patron saint" of Christians everywhere.
    by Ted Olsen

  • William Seymour
    What scoffers viewed as a "weird babble of tongues" became a world phenomenon after his Los Angeles revival.
    by Vinson Synan

  • Mother Teresa
    She stirred a generation by touching the untouchables.
    by Ruth Tucker

  • Karl Barth
    He revived orthodoxy when mere moralism and humanism had seemingly won over the theological world.
    by Mark Galli

  • John XXIII
    Elected to be a caretaker pope, he decided instead to revolutionize Catholicism.
    by Elesha Coffman

  • Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
    The high school physics-teacher-turned-novelist whose writings shook an empire.
    by Edward E. Ericson, Jr.

  • John Paul II
    In issuing more significant encyclicals and visiting more nations than any other pope in history, he's shown that Christianity remains a world force.
    by Richard John Neuhaus

  • John Mott
    Evangelist and ecumenist.
    by Mark Galli

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
    No Christian played a more prominent role in the century's most significant social justice movement.
    by Russel Moldovan

  • Rumblings to the South
    In Africa and elsewhere, third-world Christians are shaking society.
    by Derek Peterson